Sunday, January 8, 2012

Muscles of the Lower Forelimb

Muscles of the Lower Forelimb include the Extensor carpi ulnaris, Extensor digitorum lateralis, Extensor digitorum communis, Extensot carpi radialis and the Brachioradialis. The muscles are located along the lower forelimb and work together to extend and flex the foot and the digits.

-To isolate these muscles remove the connective tissue from the lower forelimb with a blunt probe.

-Look for the muscle separations and use blunt probe to separate the different muscles. 

The muscle are labeled in order below:

Extensor carpi ulnaris

Extensor digitorum lateralis

Extensor digitorum communis

Extensot carpi radialis


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